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faction
Part of Speech: noun
Results: 3
1. One of the divisions or parties of charioteers ( distinguished by their colors) in the games of the circus.
3. A party, in political society, combined or acting in union, in opposition to the government, or state; -- usually applied to a minority, but it may be applied to a majority; a combination or clique of partisans of any kind, acting for their own interests, especially if greedy, clamorous, and reckless of the common good.
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